Bandhavgarh National Park

Category Natural / Scenic beauty

Bandhavgarh National Park
The diverse mix of habitats in Bandhavgarh supports a corresponding plentitude of fauna. Its luxuriantly rich ecosystem provides amply for everyone – from the tiny butterflies to the majestic tigers. The park has earned a worldwide reputation for tigers and their unusually high density here is a pleasant surprise for wildlife lovers.
According to bio-geographic classification, the park area lies in the zone 6A-Deccan peninsula, Central highlands. The important prey species consists of chital, sambhar, barking deer, nilgai, chinkara, wild pig, chowsingha, langur and rhesus macaque.
Dependent upon them are the major predators like tiger, leopard, wild dog, wolf and jackal. The lesser predators are fox, jungle cat, ratel, palm civet, and mongoose. Besides them, other mammalians present are sloth bear, porcupine, Indian Pangolin, variety of bats including the giant fruit bat, Indian tree shrew, and many other species of rodents. The avifauna is also well represented. More than 250 species of birds have been recorded with the park.

Photo Gallery

  • Tiger Moving
  • Tiger seated
  • River Flowing

How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Airport is Jabalpur and Helipad is also Available in Umaria.

By Train

Train is available from Shahadol,Katni,Bhopal,Indore,Jabalpur

By Road

By road Umaria connected with Katni,Jabalpur,Shahadol,Bhopal.